Hello! I am James Laster! I am an aspiring educational leader
that will some day be responsiblebeginning one of the most
effective and innovative K-8 charter schools in Northern Virginia.
I enjoy challenges of all types! I enjoy meeting new people and
helping them to be successful as a person, student, and
I am married to my high school sweet heart. She swept me away
when I was a senior in high school and we have been together every
since. On April 5 th , 2011 we will celebrate 15 years
I am the proud father two beautiful children. My son Nickolas
is a 10 year old scholar and basketball player. My daughter is a 3
year old singer, dancer, and artist. I feel like Fathers dad is
everyday for me!
I am a music educator of 7 years. I have taught grades pre-K to
12 . I an currently a music specialist for Lake Anne Elementary
School in Reston, Virginia. I am also the lead specialist teacher,
serve on the pyramid choral events panel, and chairman of public
relations for Fairfax County General Music Association.
In my spare time, I enjoy coaching division C basketball, flag
football, and soccer!
In my neighbor hood, I enjoy working with others to organize
progressive dinner parties, childrens events, and welcome parties
for new comers!
I play an active role in church activities! I am involved with
special events organization, mentoring, and encouraging others
through the tides of life.